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Hong Kong to Present One of World's Largest, Most Spectacular Pyrotechnic Displays for New Year's Eve Countdown Celebration

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(HONG KONG) -- The Hong Kong Tourism Board is planning what it calls the "most extravagant, most dazzling display ever" to celebrate the incoming New Year.  The Countdown Celebration will begin Dec. 31 moments before midnight.

The pyrotechnics display will include new visual effects incorporating colorful patterns atop 44 Hong Kong buildings and skyscrapers symbolizing a flying dragon and numeric patterns for the countdown.  The show, lighting up the sky above Victoria Harbour, will also be synchronized to music.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board will also provide satellite feed of the entire event for television broadcasters worldwide.

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